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January 24, 2002 - Industry News

Greenspan Says Better Days Ahead For Economy

There are more signs an economic recovery is at hand…Fed Chairman Alan Greanspan is upbeat…for a change

Tags: Economy

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

OOIDA President Speaks To Truckload Carriers

Owner Operator Independent Drivers Assn. President Jim Johnston talked to truckload carriers recently about problems OOIDA members have with some owner-operator leasing contracts - problems that have led OOIDA to file several lawsuits against carriers on behalf of those members

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Supreme Court To Hear Michigan Truck Tax Case

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will hear an appeal of a Michigan truck tax. The justices will consider an appeal by Yellow Freight System, which is fighting the $10 the state requires the company to pay for registering its vehicles that travel through the state

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

FleetPride to Relocate Corporate Office

FleetPride is moving its corporate functions from Deerfield, Ill, to Houston

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Axiom Navigation Moves To Larger Facility

Axiom Navigation, provider of GPS and wireless communications systems, has moved its headquarters to a new, larger facility in Costa Mesa, Calif

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

New TCA Website Offers More Information for Truckload Carriers

The Truckload Carriers Association has redesigned its web site at

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Great Dane Buys Strick Plants

Great Dane Limited Partnership officially acquired the Eastern van manufacturing facilities of Strick Trailer Corp

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

NTE Fourth Quarter Revenues Climb Fourfold

NTE Inc., Downers Grove, Ill., announced higher than expected revenues and business volumes in the fourth quarter

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Freightliner Adds New Truck Locator Feature To Web Site

Freightliner Trucks has introduced a New Truck Locator feature on its Web site,

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Governor Announces Highway Safety Initiatives

In a speech that kicked off a two-day Pennsylvania Truck Safety Symposium in Carlisle, Pa., Gov. Mark Schweiker unveiled a list of initiatives designed to make Pennsylvania roads safer

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Posts Fourth Quarter Profit, Loss for the Year

Cummins Inc. posted a loss for 2001, despite profits in the last three quarters

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Caterpillar Profitable, Despite Recession

Coal mining, heavy construction and power generation, along with cost cutting, helped Caterpillar earn a profit in 2001 despite a recession and slow truck engine sales, and the company is predicting a slightly better year for 2002

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Roadway, Werner Report Financials

Roadway and Werner Enterprises, two of the nation’s largest trucking companies, reported financial earnings Wednesday

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Eaton Posts Profits Despite Weaker Than Expected Markets

Eaton Corp. fourth quarter 2001 earnings were in line with expectations, in spite of weaker end markets

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Terion Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Terion has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Truckers Still Lining Up At Savannah Port

Truckers regularly face hours-long waits at the Port of Savannah.

A local television station in Savannah, Ga., reports that truckers who haul containers in and out of the Port of Savannah continue to experience hours-long delays, despite a computer system that was supposed to address the problem

Tags: Intermodal

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

CFI Extends @Track Contract

@Track Communications, Richardson, Texas, announced that Missouri-based Contract Freighters Inc. has signed an extension of its contract with @Track for mobile communications services

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Agricultural Transporters Conference To Meet Feb. 13

The Agricultural Transporters Conference of the American Trucking Associations will hold its annual legislative meeting Feb. 13 in Washington, D.C

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Enhanced Version of Prophesy Mileage & Routing Now Available

Prophesy Transportation Solutions announced a key update of its cartographic database, which supplies routing information for Prophesy Mileage & Routing software

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Senators Push For New Ergonomics Rules

Five senators want Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to begin a new rulemaking on workplace ergonomics

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Autocar Expands Xpeditor Dealer Network

Autocar LLC has added eight new dealers to its dealer network in the western United States to sell the low-cabover Xpeditor trucks

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Reports Smaller Profits For 2001

Fort Smith, Ark.-based Arkansas Best Corp. generated solid financial results during what has been a very challenging year, although profits were down considerably from the year before

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

U.S Economy Headed Toward Recovery, Says Group

The U.S. economy may be closer to seeing the end of the recession. On Tuesday morning The Conference Board reported its index of Leading Economic Indicators in December posted its biggest gain since February 1996 to 111.4

Tags: Economy

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

Missouri May Get PrePass

Missouri officials and PrePass are reportedly close to finalizing a deal to install PrePass pre-clearance systems at Missouri weigh stations

Tags: Highways

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

International Cutting More Jobs In March

International Truck and Engine Corp. plans to cut more than 500 jobs at its Springfield, Ohio, plants in March


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